Embracing the benefits of bacteria

Biomining is the extraction of metals from ores using microorganisms such as bacteria, rather than using traditional methods of extreme heat or chemicals. Ailbhe Goodbody investigates

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Since February 2015, BioSigma has been operating under a three-year commercial contract at Radomiro Tomic

Biomining’s forms include bioleaching, where the oxidation process leaches the valuable mineral from the ore, which will then be treated further with the solution, and bio-oxidation, where the